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Building a mangrove community in the Western Indian Ocean region

The area of mangroves that has been lost in Western Indian Ocean (WIO) countries over the last century is estimated to exceed 50% of current […]

Publication

Wetlands International Africa Annual Report 2015

Wetlands International Africa endeavors to meet the challenges facing the world by: protecting the environment communities, habitat restoration and conservation of biodiversity, sustainable water management, climate change […]

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Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]

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Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]

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Building with Nature concept successfully introduced in Suriname

Suriname is known as the greenest country on earth, but is also one of the seven globally most endangered countries by sea level rise. On […]

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An environmental flow for the Inner Niger Delta

The Inner Niger Delta in Mali is a great green oasis on the edge of the Sahara desert. The region of seasonal wetlands is not […]

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Outsmarting climate change on a budget

Low-tech adaptation strategies are helping people in developing countries cope with the dangers of a warmer world. Developing countries stand to suffer the most from […]

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Time travel with wetlands

If we could travel back in time, to the year 1900, 65% of all wetlands in the world would not yet have been lost. We […]

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Liquid assets – converting wetland ecosystem services values to investment propositions

The fact that wetlands are shrinking amidst rapid development is common knowledge, and also that  the world is more climate insecure than ever as the […]